Men's Lacrosse Rolls Past Marywood, 11-5

Senior midfielder John Sheridan scored three times in the Royals' win at Marywood on Thursday.
Senior midfielder John Sheridan scored three times in the Royals' win at Marywood on Thursday.
Matt
Carfaro
John
Sheridan
Connor
Kirkwood
Adam
Drury


Box score

SCRANTON – The University of Scranton men's lacrosse team took control from the start and ran away with an 11-5 victory over Marywood on Thursday afternoon at Pacers Field.

Scranton (3-2) was playing its first game in 15 days, but showed no rust while jumping out to a 5-0 halftime lead, an 8-1 lead midway through the third period and an 11-2 lead going into the fourth quarter.

Junior attackman Matt Carfaro (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris) continued his strong early season with a career high seven points on three goals and four assists. He scored or assisted on five of the Royals' first eight goals.

Senior midfielder John Sheridan (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) and freshman attackman Connor Kirkwood (Millburn, N.J./St. Peter's Prep) added three goals each for Scranton. Senior attackman Jake Haimson (Montville, N.J./Montville) and junior attackman Casey Green (Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) also had a goal apiece.

The Royals held a 35-22 edge in shots and won 17 of 20 faceoffs, led by junior midfielder Adam Drury (Chatham, N.J./Chatham), who went 16-for-17 in the faceoff circle. Drury also had a team-high seven ground balls and Carfaro also had three as the Royals finished with 27 as a team.

The win improves Scranton to 10-0 all-time against Marywood.

Scranton will return to action on Saturday, March 25, when the Royals open Landmark Conference play by hosting Goucher at 1 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Field.

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